This year, JETAA officer elections for Texas and Oklahoma ran from Feb 11-Feb 18, 2020, with the results certified by the Press Officer and announced at the board meeting on Feb 18. The following Alumni will lead JETAA Texoma in the 2020-2021 fiscal year! President: Andy McCarthyVice-President: Mark SchneiderTreasurer: Jennifer TuckerSecretary: Emily GurvisWebmaster: Rochelle BreenPress Officer: … Continue reading Results: Election for 2020-2021 Board
District 9 Alumni, the ballot box is now live for the 2020 election to fill all officer positions on the JETAA Texoma Board! Please cast your vote using the ballot link in the latest newsletter. (If you didn't receive one, or if you have issues otherwise with the ballot, please contact the press officer). All … Continue reading 2020 Elections Begin for JETAA Texoma Officers
We've been looking forward to a Houston bluebonnet hanami with folks from another JETAA chapter scheduled for Mar 27-29. We even had 7 awesome Alumni sign up to host our out-of-state guests! However, in light of recent events and out of concern for public health and the health of our fellow JET alumni and their … Continue reading [POSTPONED] Yee-Hawnami 2020: Texas Bluebonnets in Houston
Update: While we have received platforms for most positions, we still have a “need” to fill the following positions: - Vice President- Press Officer- San Antonio Regional Rep - DFW Regional Rep We will extend platform submissions until Monday, February 3rd to try and fill these positions. If you’re thinking about submitting for these positions … Continue reading 02/02/2020: Platform Submission Opens for 2020-2021 Officer Elections
Happy New Year! Join us as we look back on the fruits of 2019 and sow the seeds for a plentiful 2020. See the slideshow below to learn how we supported alumni, the JET Program, and cross-cultural experiences in our local communities throughout the year.
During the fiscal year running April 2018 to March 2019, JETAA TEXOMA hosted and participated on the following occasions to promote cross-cultural understanding and connect JET Program Alumni across Texas and Oklahoma (and other chapters in the US!)...
Alumni and other guests gathered to celebrate the 2018 returning & 2019 departing JETs on March 24, 2019. The event took place at the residence of Consul-General Hideo Fukushima in Houston, who spoke with praise for the JET Program and revitalization efforts in US-Japan relations. Recent returnees Jonathan Bruhn (ALT in Ibaraki) and Sheridan McKisick … Continue reading 2019 Returnee and Early Departing JET Reception
Despite Hurricane Harvey, JETAA TEXOMA was more active than ever, hosting and participating in the following stellar events to promote cross-cultural understanding and connect JET Program Alumni across Texas and Oklahoma...
The events of Hurricane Harvey have left many dealing with extensive damage and even total destruction of their home and property. The Japan Exhange in Teaching Alumni Association of Texas and Oklahoma and its membership were not spared from this tragedy. We are setting up a gofundme fundraiser to aid those in our community who … Continue reading JETAA Texoma Establishes a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
JETAA Texoma hosted a booth at Japan Festival Houston on Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7, 2017, to boost the JET Program and the Alumni Association. Eight volunteers assisted our JETAA booth during a busy matsuri environment and made meaningful connections with attendees. Seventy guests stopped by the booth to take brochures about the … Continue reading Japan Festival Houston 2017